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that fills up during major storms. >>> more on the situation here in new york city. some signs of recovery, if ever so slight. >> uh-huh. >> of street lights in lower manhattan which was inundated with wa water were restored yesterday. >> those living near the world trade center site, were first to have theirs turned back on. >> it was impossible to miss here in my hometown. lots of new yorkers walking instead of using limited bus service available. things will ease a bit today. parts of the city's extensive subway cyst,000 tell are reopening today. and measures are being put in place to ease gridlock on the streets. >> some folks had extremely long commutes because of the gridlock, yeah. resourcefulne resourcefulness, new york style. these folks hit a bank and used its power to charge cell phones. customers across northeast are having trouble completing calls because of knocked out transmission sites. late yesterday, at & t, team mobile, announced plans to share their networks during the aftermath. nice move, companies! >> new yorkers. >> been together. can you hear me now? >> resill yenl
is did the new york city rat survive hurricane sandy? >> please. >> all the flooding. >> they would survive a nuclear war. >> that's the thing. everyone thinks, an urban legend, there are just as many rats under, under new york, an old city built on top of, all of the sort of, the different layers of new york. they think there is one rat for every person. which would make 8 million rats. don't think there are 8 million rats. >> disgusting. >> i remember growing up, taking the 14th street, l train. they're not afraid of you. walk up to you. look at you. run along the third rail which is, supposed to electrocute them, does nothing to them. >> everywhere in the subway. what did the story say? did they survive this? >> some didn't. majority did. >> good thing maybe some of the babies washed out. took out a younger generation. some of the ones that were n nesting, got drowned. they'll make it no matter what. this weekend. most people half a chance to relax, cope with what is happening. may want to look for a new cocktail, something, different, new. jack daniels has a thing for you. a whi
'easter. it is rolling out and weakening. this morning we will see conditions improve, new york city down through pennsylvania. storms over in the mid-atlantic. sunshine for the day in fact. dealing with snowfall. massachusetts on northward. inland, in maine, then rain stays steady and heavy along the coast in maine down on through the cape cod area. still strong gusty wind to deal with too. as far as storm, accumulation goes. heavy snow through wednesday, in connecticut. most of that ended. by the time it is done. a foot. a wide swath extend through maine. by the coast, watch the change over to mixed precipitation. and then plain rainfall. now it is chilly here once again. across the region, many spots in and around the freezing point. changes ahead, thankfully. see warmer air move in as we head through tt end of the end weekend. moving south and west. rob, paula. back to you. >>> sentencing day for the man behind the tucson shooting rampage that almost killed then congresswoman gabrielle giffords. gifford and husband, mark kelly, will be in court as jared loughner faces life behind bars. kelly
.t.a. here in new york city. >> oh, sure, okay. [cheers and applause] >> yeah. >> that's a busy job. >> yes. >> a lot to do? >> see a lot of these running around. >> yeah, i know. the rats? [laughter] >> oh. >> but those aren't made of rubber, so... >> oh, no, no, no. >> yeah, yeah, yeah. >> that one's looking kind of hungry. [laughter] >> well, let me tell you. we're gonna give you a fun halloween-themed question. you get it right and you get $1,000. >> okay, all right, all right. thank you. thank you. >> there's only one caveat to all of this. in order to play for $1,000, you have to also wear the wig that jason had on. >> is that the wig he just took off? >> what? >> is that-- >> that's the wig he just took off. it's fine. >> that's worth $100,000. >> [laughs] [audience whistling, cheering] [cheers and applause] got it? >> yes. >> oh, yeah. oh, yeah. now we're talking. >> i'm ready. >> okay, alan says he's ready. you guys, are you ready? [cheers and applause] then let's play millionaire. [dramatic musical flourish] all right, alan, or whoever you are. i'm so confused. a new race called "
to find. nearly half of all gas stations in new york city and new jersey are without power or gas. and people are waiting for hours at the ones that are open to fill up their cars or get fuel for generators back at home. meanwhile though, fema is stepping up delivering 24 million gallons of fuel through tent distribution centers. you have a gaster to share, unrelated to your diet. >> rationing is going to been i fekt probably throughout the week. where we live they -- an area, gas station around the corner, orange cones set up, police office officers. this was an issue, people were after weight in line for hours, they were cutting in front of the person waiting there a long time. of until the time i want to work late sunday night the i heard on meg phones, police officers making announcements to all the people waiting for hours and hours. on the way here, another story, the cab driver at a stoplight. rolls down his window, speaking to a cab driver, do you know where we can get gas. >> my cabbie said i can't drive tomorrow t out of gas. >> not providing it for them. >> crazy. be ca
think the new york city mar thong should be held as scheduled? let us foe what you think. logon to our facebook page at wnnfans.com. you believe they should go ahead. >> i do. we've been talking about this for a few days. yes, i mean i did run the marine corps marathon and i remember we did it at the u.s. attorneys office, a group of prosecutors to raise money for aids and aids awareness and raised a lot of money and the district got a lot of money because there are a lot of people that travel in, the local businesses thrive during that time and $340 million is a lot of money for the city. >> i get it. >> after this devastation. >> i get the economy. i get the charity, part of it. i get that folks have already booked hotels and flights. i get that you want to make a statement that new york is still going to be new york and all that, they're still finding bodies in home. cops and workers have been working for days long shift. it's time to restrain resources and running in all that hoopla that folks just lost everything. there's no right answer. >> i wonder what our viewers think. >> chi
news now," new york city, island of fear and frustration. people desperate days after sandy. >>> on staten island, a tragic picture of devastation and death is emerging. it's friday, november 2nd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good friday morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm sunny hostin. paula faris is on assignment. and we'll get to those surreal scenes. really they are surreal from staten island in just a moment. >>> and also this half hour, running on empty. lines are getting longer, and temper, of course, getting shorter as people wait hour after hour trying to buy gasoline. >> the tough part, not just because people have longer commutes because the traffic is crazy, they need that gas for generators back at home because they have no power. gas, really, is a lifeline right now, waiting forever to get a fill-up. it's crazy. >> it's crazy. >>> also this half hour, we will turn our focus to the final four days in the race for the white house and how the candidates will make the most of their last big push on the campaign trail. it is
jersey, the new york city area, still without power. temperatures around the freezing point. that's not what we want to see. not what we want to see headed forward is threat for a nor'easter. exactly what we are dealing with. a surge of cold air out of the nation's midsection, tracking the system, and strengthening. late wednesday, early thursday when the system rolls its way in. we are looking for rain driven rain in the spots, affected by sandy. nothing like what we saw with sandy. causing coastal flooding all the same. threat of snowfall further in. rob, paula. back to you. >>> now to the race for the white house. in the final hours of campaign 2012, candidates locked in a tense, tight battle. jamming in as many spots in as many important places as they can. when we say jamming in, that's no joke. >> racking up the frequent flier miles. with a day to go. what is the last second strategy. good morning. >> good morning, rob and paula. it is expected to be a photo finish. both side are trying to get the edge by racing from swing state to swing state trying to win over those undeci
of cities certainly here in new york we pass homeless people every day just trying to get by. this cop went above and beyond the call of duty and showed an inspiring level of compassion. we'll show you the backstory on that coming up as well. >>> later you figure michael jordan can probably golf anywhere in the world he would like because he is air jordan after all. wait tell you hear why one golf course just banned him from playing there. that is coming up in "the skinny." wow, anyone bans one of the greatest sports legislates ever. >> that sounds like a bad business decision to me. i don't get it. >> i don't either. we'll explain it. >>> we begin with the $587 million question. just who are the lucky winners of the largest powerball payout ever? it's not me. >> nor me. surveillance video from suburban washington, d.c., shows a man certainly acting like a new multi-millionaire. the pictures capture him checking his ticket at a gas station in maryland. the clerk and several customers say he had all six numbers, he said he bought the ticket in arizona, but left without revealing his identity
: new york city kids went back to school, the big apple subways up and running, and the gas lines still long but getting shorter as the new supply makes its way to the battered storm zone. in the hard hit rockaways neighborhood, this woman is at her breaking point. >> eight days. the mayor talks. the governor says the sun is out today. who cares? who cares if the sun is out today. get us the services that everybody need out here. we are desperate. >> reporter: after the storm, jane stayed behind with her elderly parents. the ambulance for her mother couldn't make it through the sand-clogged streets. >> i have resorted to putting on the gas jets on the stove. >> among the 1.4 million people without power in the weak of hurricane sandy. 115,000 right here in new york city. with temperatures expected to dip below freezing, hypothermia is a threat especially for the elderly and young children. sandy's death toll its at 106 people. 40 in new york city alone. and the cold brings fresh fear. >> nypd patrol officers would use loud speakers to urge people to go where they can be warm. >> shelter
're coming or going. >> reporter: mayor michael bloomberg says only 25% of new york city's gas stations are open that's why he is starting a gas rationing program based on the last number of people's license plates. matt kozar, abc news, new york. >> thanks to matt for the report. a new development this morning in the case of the tennis umpire accused of bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband with a coffee cup. an initial dna test showed that lois goodman's dna was not on the cup in their home where her husband died. goodman's attorney says it bolsters the claim that allen goodman fell down the stairs while holding the cup and she passed the polygraph test. >>> the company that makes 7-up is being sued by an advocacy group accused of making false claims about anti-ox dants. ad for certain varieties of 7-up give impression that anti-oxidants come from fruit. and that it prohibits from companies fortifying soft drinks with nutrients. >> i always go to soft drinks looking for vitamins and minerals. a guy walked into a hooters, wants a drink, no big deal, right? >> of course. it was a big real
in the country. new york city police were forced to close penn station because of overcrowd offing. >> i want to go home. looks like mother nature hates us. >> reporter: the snowfall forced people in new jersey living in low-lying areas to once again evacuate. the storm even forced fema and the red cross off of staten island which was decimated by sandy. >> where are they going to put us? we are human beings. >> it is another flood. another disaster we don't need at this time. and, you know, everybody is devastated. they don't know, if they're coming or going. >> reporter: mayor michael bloomberg says only 25% of new york city's gas stations are open that's why he is starting a gas rationing program based on the last number of people's license plates. matt kozar, abc news, new york. >> thanks to matt for the report. a new development this morning in the case of the tennis umpire accused of bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband with a coffee cup. an initial dna test showed that lois goodman's dna was not on the cup in their home where her husband died. goodman's attorney says it bolsters the cla
.c. area. farther northward, central pennsylvania, toward new york city, a swath of 1 to 3 inches of snow is expected. as you head out on the roadways early this morning, give yourself some extra time. rob and paula, back to you. >> all righty. meteorologist jim dickey and accuweather. thanks for that report. >>> one month after hurricane sandy, there's an astounding new price tag on the storm. new york governor andrew cuomo estimates repairs for the state and new york city will top $32 billion. another $9 billion may be needed to prevent damage from future storms. cuomo says sandy affected many more people and places than did hurricane katrina. >>> next door in new jersey, which suffered $30 billion in losses, governor chris christie, just announce thad he's running for re-election. christie's won praise and new found popularity with his handling of hurricane sandy. he says he is going to seek another term next year. so he can continue leading the state through the long recovery. and he, won back in 2009 by 86,000 votes. so far no democratic challenger has put their name in the hat, but
gas stations in new york city and new jersey are without power or gas. and people are waiting for hours at the ones that are open to fill up their cars or get fuel for generators back at home. meanwhile, though, fema is stepping up, delivering 24 million gallons of fuel through ten distribution centers. you have a gas story to share, unrelated to your diet. [ laughter ] >> rationing is going to be in effect probably throughout the week. where we live, they just now stationed off an area, a gas station around the corner, and there's cones, orange cones set up, police officers. there was an issue where people were actually, after waiting in line for hours, they were cutting in front of the person waiting there a long time. and up until the time i went to work late sunday night, heard on megaphones like the police officers making announcements to all of the people that had been waiting for hours and hours. and on my way here -- another story -- the cap driver at a stoplight rolls down his window speaking to another cab driver, hey, do you know where we can get gas? >> my cabbie s
. there are just 47 days to christmas. easy for us to believe in new york city here with all the snow on the ground. keep in mind, halloween was last week. >> that's crazy. the post office wants to make sure you get your holiday packages where they need to go. so later today officials kick off the holiday mailing and shipping season. and will announce the mail by and ship by dates. so mark your calendar for that. >>> and right after christmas comes new year's day. a little master of the obvious, right. when the big tax hikes and budget cuts said to take effect. president obama and the gridlocked congress are scrambling to head them off. >> but investors are not betting on it. those nerves leading to a 313-point drop yesterday. that's the biggest selloff of the year. abc's bianna golodryga has more. >> reporter: wall street woke up to the same president, but new worries. europe's debt crisis appears to be getting worse. there was rioting in greece over budget cuts and word that europe's strongest economy germany is in trouble. but quickly investors turned back to our looming problem, the road we are
of the storm. president obama, yesterday, paid his first visit to new york city since sandy hit and got a firsthand look at destruction on staten island, met with storm victims there and praised new yorkers for their toughness and resilience. >> half of the fatalities in the new york city area happened on staten island. they were really devastated. deadline issued to striking hostess workers has come and gone. and so far nobody is budging. >> that's it. hostess told employees if they did not get back to work by 5:00 p.m. eastern last night the company would move to shut its doors for good. the picket lines are still up. hostess says it will announce its next move later this morning. so, meantime, we are just left to savor, all of the goodness from hostess. what are these? obviously. twinkie here. the hohos. >> don't call me that. >> susie q. is that what it is called, zach. >> where is the ding-dong? you should know something about that. >> your favorite. >> dispel a myth. thought these didn't have a shelf life. they would stay good forever. >> have to grab my ding-dong. >> grab your di
to take over that effort. ginger zee, abc news, garden city, new york. >>> moving to politics this morning. today president obama is expected to deliver his first remarks on his agenda since election night. he'll make a statement from the white house about his plan to spur the economy and reduce the nation's deficit. meanwhile house speaker john boehner has already signaling his willingness to hammer out a budget deal in an exclusive interview with abc's diane sayer, boehner made it clear that he's not open to raising taxes, but he did express confidence he and the president could find some common ground. >>> sources tell abc news that talks are under way for a possible plea deal for congressman jesse jackson jr. the illinois democrat is currently being treated at the mayo clinic for bipolar disorder. the fbi is investigating jackson for improperly using campaign funds for personal purchases, potentially furniture at his home, but he coasted to victory tuesday, retaining his congressional seat, despite virtually no presence on the campaign trail. the only involvement, a robo call. had. vot
-setting heat yesterday. new york city, baltimore, 15 degrees colder than usual. honolulu and phoenix in the mid to upper 80s. >>> and in the aftermath of sandy, the issue of long-term housing for victims has fast become the top priority. in very few places is it more evident than in the hard-hit community of rockaway beach, queens. look at this, a helicopter flight over that neighborhood yesterday showed just how widespread that destruction truly is. it's heartbreaking. and the randomness of the damage is truly remarkable. >> reporter: you can see what was once a kitchen, and if you look inside those kitchen cabinets, all the plates and cups stacked up as if nothing happened here. it looks like this picture can't be real. and that's what strikes you when you look at these pictures. you look at them and say this couldn't possibly be real. >> yeah. more than 1.3 million homes and businesses across the storm zone still without power. now a full week after the storm hit, sandy is being blamed for 106 deaths in the u.s. now we have cold temperatures, plunging. we have folks on our own staff living i
injured the other three. she still faces felony charges in those cases. >>> and new york city police hunting for a possible serial killer are questioning a person of interest. they picked up a man believed to be the person spotted in surveillance video near two of the three execution-style murders. now the victims were all middle eastern, store owners, shot with the same gun. officers took the man into custody in brooklyn last night after receiving a tip from nervous residents. >>> well, ahead of the big day tomorrow, thousands lined up in los angeles for the annual turkey dinner giveaway. the owner of a limousine company organized the event, providing the bird, cornbread, miamis, cranberry sauce, and more to senior citizens on fixed incomes and other families who are in need. one woman said the seven-hour wait was humbling but worth it. >>> speaking of waiting, these shoppers set up their tents yesterday outside a best buy in the garden state of new jersey. they are first in line for black friday bargains. the sisters work in the health care industry. and every year they take the en
is online. >> reporter: he said gas rationing in new york city could lead to cannibalism. >> your baby might start looking like a chicken wing. >> reporter: and accused a supreme court justice sonia sotomayor might be worshipping say tan. seventh day adventists were distancing themselves, noting the forerunner chronicles is not a ministry operated by seventh day adventist church and host is not a pastor of the church. angus jones issued a statement. i apologize if my remarks reflect me showing indifference to and disrespect of my colleagues. and a lack of appreciation of the extraordinary of which i have been blessed. i never intended that. the statement does not make it clear if he intends to honor the remainder of his contract. and if he does want out, well, on this particular show, there is a precedent. i'm david wright in hollywood. >> he has said that he wants off of the show, but he's under contract. i wonder who could replace him. you? >> there we go. that looks just about right. >> you look good in a tux. snoop wow, that is -- that is -- that is crazy. i mean, again, you wonder what
. >>> turning to other news, new york city police have charged a door-to-door salesman with the death of three shop coaches. they say he was ready to kill again. the victims were all shot in their stores. police say the prints were on the murder weapons. >>> four other houses hit by the blast are still part of the active crime scene. investigators are focusing on the appliances for the search of that blast which they believe was caused by natural gas. >>> after months of mental health issues and allegations of political misconduct, congressman jesse jackson jr. is officially calling it quits. jackson turned in his resignation letter citing his deteriorating health. he easily won re-election just days ago while still hospitalized for bipolar disorder. jackson is reportedly facing a federal investigation into possible misuse of campaign funds. >>> also this morning, the family of hector, macho co-macho is deciding whether or not the former boxing champ should be removed in life support. doctors said he was expected to survive after shot tuesday night in the face in puerto rico but the champ did
opened a 20,000-square-foot shelter for displaced pets in new york made possible by the generosity of celebrity chef rachael ray. >> she provided $500,000 donation so we could care for the displaced pets of new york city following the aftermath of hurricane sandy. and we're very gracious. >> reporter: more than 300 animals have been rescued by aspca responders, and along with distributing pet supplies and operating mobile clinics, the aspca has helped nearly 16,000 animals in the sandy affected areas. >> i don't want to leave my dog in a cold apartment. so i am basically bring him here, where he could be taken care of. he is just like my child. >> the goal is to provide the people who have been displaced by hurricane sandy an opportunity to bring their pets in, board them for up to 30 days, and really just focus on getting their lives back together. >> reporter: proving in the aftermath of devastation, our furry friends are never forgotten. bazi kanani, abc news, new york. >> one of the silver linings they say, some of the animals had not been to a vet ever before, or it had been a
on traveling this holiday season, we have tips to foil your frustration. >>> and one of new york city's most iconic holiday scenes, barney's window. this is exciting, too cute this year. we'll show you minnie mouse's makeover as well. she's got a shop, and some duds there too. >> high-end fashion. new york a great city during the holidays. you are seeing. west coast girl. parade yesterday and everything. >> i got to see spider-man fly overhead, in person, and see all the kids excited. it gets you in the holiday mood. >> loving new york right now? >> loving the city. i will go back to l.a. will not leave you hanging, l.a. >> city of angels. >>> all right. but first a busy stretch of interstate 10 has been reopened this morning after a deadly chain reaction crash outside of bo beaumont, texas. >> this is just awful. two people were killed in a massive pileup, a scene one sheriff's deputy described as catastrophic. abc's brad wheelis has the latest. >> reporter: at least 100 vehicles littered interstate 10 in texas, in a mangled mass of metal. some were twisted beyond recognition. the huge pile
, at the new york city housing authority. where thousand of family are living without heat and electricity. some of the 47,000 without power across the city. >> you just have to, well, pray and hope for the best. >> reporter: we found nia and her family using steam from boiling water to keep warm. >> thank god my stove works. if we didn't have the stove, it -- i don't think i would stay here. >> reporter: the stove is what is keeping you warm? >> yeah. >> reporter: outside, long lines at the relief agencies for bread, blankets and suits. red cross agencies are here. families are entering their third week without power and they want some one held accountable. >> we were left behind. that's all i can say. left behind. we too pay taxes. >> reporter: they worry there is no one rushing to restore the power here because they're poor. local power utilities say they have done their job, the power is here at the curb. the housing authority said it can't pull the electricity in because the equipment in the basement is still wet. we took our questions to management and were shown the door. >> you hav
are allowed to keep zebras in new york city according to the health department and inspectors are investigating as they should. >> more shocked to learn that the guy who has the animals actually lives at home with his parents. i was shocked to learn that he didn't have a more active dating life. but i guess he stays busy with -- i'm coming in a minute, ma! i'm coming in a minute, ma! [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. go to our website below to get u-verse high speed internet for just 14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's all the speed you need all at a great price. our newly expanded advanced digital network gives you more of what you enjoy online. and with at&t, our wireless gateway turns your home into a private wi-fi hot spot that connects your wi-fi devices and can even save on your smart phone data usage at home. go to our website be
, illinois, bill we if ren boston, massachusetts, and cynthia mcfadden in new york city this is a special edition of "nightline," election, "your voice, your vote." >>> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight another four years for president barack obama. as a night of hard-won battleground state wins propelled him to victory over mitt romney. all the votes have not yet ben counted. as of right now the president has 303 electoral votes. well over the 270 votes required to win. mitt romney has 206. as for the popular vote, a thinner margin. barack obama with just over 55 million. mitt romney with just about 1 million fewer votes. tonight thousand of obama supporters poured into the streets of washington december tdecember -- washington, d.c. to celebrate outside the white house. here in times square, outside, abc's own election headquarters. thousand more, cheering and waving signs. but right now in chicago, my co-anchor terry moran reports from the biggest sell brags eg them all with president obama and his campaign. terry. >> what a night it was. cleaning up behind me. chicago is goi
here along the east coast. new york governor andrew cuomo and new york city mayor michael bloomberg will accompany the president has he views the damage. >> the trip follows his first news conference of the president's second term. abc's jonathan karl was there. >> reporter: in his first comments on the sex scandal that brought down his cia director, the president said petraeus failed to meet his own standard but he also praised him. >> we are safer because of the work that dave petraeus has done. and my main hope right now is that this ends up being a single side note on what has otherwise been an extraordinary career. >> reporter: he also addressed the central question -- did the scandal put national security at risk. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i have seen that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security. >> reporter: on the high-stakes talks over the looming budget crisis, the president took a hard line on his bottom line. any deficit deal must include tax increases on the wealthy. >> mr. voters
in new york have raised the city's death toll from super storm sandy to 43 with the death this weekend of a man in the hospital since falling down the dark stairs in his apartment which had no power. >>> and on hard hit staten isla island. the recovery getting a boost from volunteers who say they're stepping in where government officials had failed. >> we hit almost state out there. and the sa mrupplies coming in. if we continue to get the response we have had in 12 days i could see this hopefully will be almost in a better situation two weeks from now. >> 120,000 homes and businesses in new york and new jersey are still without power this morning. exactly two weeks after the storm hit. >>> but the lights are back on for lady liberty. the statue of liberty is once again illuminated. flood damage closed liberty island indefinitely. but the iconic statue's torch and crown are glowing again. thanks to generators. >>> overseas, drenching rain has triggered major flooding in italy leaving more than 2/3 of venice underwater. sea levels peaked five feet abo above. streets were flooded to the
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